Job Title: Teacher On Special Assignment – Science Implementation (1.0) – Interview Only
Job Location: District Education Center -Department of Teaching and Learning
Work Schedule: 8 hours/day, 194 duty days
Start Date: August 23, 2021
Pay and Benefits: Pay and benefits are in accordance with the teacher labor agreement – https://www.isd622.org/Page/310
This position is designed to lead the K-12 implementation of the 2019 MN Science Standards. This work requires collaboration with district and school leaders to create and maintain a culture of collaboration, collective inquiry, evidence-based decision making, continuous improvement, and equity.
Valid MN teaching license in elementary education and/or science;
Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or secondary science and at least five years of teaching experience;
Proficient with ISD 622 instructional technology;
Experience with NGSS or 2019 MN State Science Standards instructional shifts.
Master’s degree in science, education leadership, or curriculum and instruction;
Proven success as a science leader;
Awareness of one’s own racial and cultural identities and demonstrated ability to work across differences;
Ability to effectively plan and facilitate professional development in small and large groups;
Proven experience creating and maintaining strong relationships working in partnership with diverse stakeholder groups;
Effective interpersonal communication, organization, and technology skills;
Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and work independently & as a member of a team;
Strong project management abilities.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Support all needs for effective implementation of the 2019 MN Science Standards;
Work collaboratively across schools and departments, including 622 online, to ensure alignment;
Ensure comprehensive curriculum maps for K-12 science;
Work with building principals in the implementation of science core curriculum and instructional strategies;
Lead small and large group professional development;
Provide job embedded professional development for K-12 science teachers through coaching;
Ensure compliance with all state and federal laws and District policies related to curriculum;
Co-teach as needed in K-12 science classrooms;
Support the continuous improvement process for all science curriculum and instruction;
Support elementary science center and Educational Assistant;
Summer hours are expected and will be paid at hourly rate to support summer curriculum writing and staff development activities.
Work Environment: ISD 622 commits each day to develop and empower lifelong learners who thrive in diverse communities.
The duties of this position may change from time to time. ISD 622 reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at their discretion. The job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.
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